In student affairs, one of our many jobs is to inspire students to see how their actions can and will change the world. The institution itself – its climate, policies, and programs – can be a way to show students how individual actions can spur community-wide change. This NASPA blog post explores how small actions by individuals […]
The Culture of Respect Collective is an ambitious two-year program which brings together institutions of higher education dedicated to ending campus sexual violence and guides them through a rigorous process of self-assessment and targeted organizational change. Culture of Respect Collective: Cohort Two At a Glance highlights the progress to date of colleges and universities in […]
While it is imperative to hold colleges and universities accountable for taking decisive action on sexual violence, it is also essential to acknowledge and celebrate the role outside organizations play in this work. Attending the JDI 2019 Prevention Institute last week clarified for me how impactful partnerships with community-based agencies can be in colleges’ work to respond to and prevent sexual violence.
Read about the work of the Croton-Harmon Schools Culture of Respect Task Force, and how they are using the CORE Blueprint to direct their district-wide efforts to promote student health and safety.
As headlines about Dr. Blasey Ford’s anticipated testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee flood our newsfeeds, Brandeis University professor of social policy, law, and women’s, gender and sexuality studies Anita Hill offers advice to the Senate about how to avoid mistakes of the 1991 Justice Clarence Thomas hearings.
Culture of Respect released an update to the CORE Evaluation, a detailed self-assessment survey that can be used by all types of institutions of higher education to inventory campus efforts to prevent and respond to sexual violence. This 3rd edition of the survey not only makes improvements in question clarity and specificity, but also explores new content areas that speak to the evolving state of the field. The expanded survey content presents four key themes.